A man with tattoos is standing in the grass.Myniko Harrison was apprehended in Alabama by the US Marshals Task Force. [CONTRIBUTED]


Holmes County Sheriff’s Office deputies met with a victim at the Bonifay Police Department on August 19, in reference to an incident that began in Bonifay and continued into Holmes County then into Alabama.

According to HCSO, the victim stated Myniko Harrison of Samson, AL, entered her home uninvited and threatened another individual. Harrison then hit her repeatedly and dragged her outside by her hair. The victim stated she attempted to call 911, but Harrison took her phone before putting her in the backseat of a vehicle. Once in the vehicle, the victim saw Harrison take a handgun out of his pocket.

Harrison began driving north on Highway 79, upon reaching the intersection of Highway 79 and Highway 160, the victim said she jumped from the vehicle in an attempt to flee. Harrison caught her, hit her repeatedly, and dragged her back to the vehicle, at which point he threatened to kill her if she ran or screamed again, according to the victim’s statement.

The suspect drove to his home in Samson, AL, where the incident continued before he finally allowed the victim to leave.

Myniko Harrison was arrested in Alabama by the US Marshals Task Force. He faces charges of battery, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, depriving someone of making contact with law enforcement, and kidnapping with the intent to inflict bodily harm or terrorize the victim.

Additional charges are expected from the Bonifay Police Department and Samson (AL) Police Department.

Sheriff Tate would like to thank the Bonifay Police Department, Samson Police Department, and all agencies involved in the US Marshals Florida Caribbean Regional Fugitive Task Force for their assistance and cooperation in apprehending Myniko Harrison.


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